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HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS MONTH ON LIST PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS MONTH ON LIST
1 WINNING Jack Welch with Suzy Welch (HarperBusiness •
$27.95) How to succeed within a company, against your
1 J.K. LASSER’S YOUR INCOME TAX 2005 The J.K. Lasser
Institute (Wiley • $16.95) With tax forms and alerts on tax-law
competition, and over the course of a career. changes.
2 BLINK Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown • $25.95) Why snap
judgments deserve careful consideration, from the author of
2 THE 48 LAWS OF POWER Robert Greene (Penguin • $17)
Rules for strivers, drawn from the likes of Machiavelli,
The Tipping Point. Catherine the Great, and Henry Kissinger.
3 THE MONEY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, FABULOUS & BROKE
Suze Orman (Riverhead • $24.95) Career plans, credit, and
3 WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? Richard Nelson Bolles
(Ten Speed • $17.95) The 2005 edition of the enduring
coping with student debt. job-search bible.
4 CONSPIRACY OF FOOLS Kurt Eichenwald (Broadway • $26)
Inside Enron’s house of cards, by a New York Times
4 THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM Bethany McLean,
Peter Elkind (Portfolio • $16) An adept account of Enron’s
investigative reporter. implosion, by two writers from Fortune.
5 SECRETS OF THE MILLIONAIRE MIND T. Harv Eker
(HarperBusiness • $19.95) How your “personal money
5 SMART WOMEN FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway •
$14.95) A nine-step program for spending with care and
blueprint” shapes your ﬁnancial destiny. preparing for the future.
6 JIM CRAMER’S REAL MONEY James J. Cramer (Simon &
Schuster • $26) Trading recommendations from the CNBC
6 GETTING THINGS DONE David Allen (Penguin •
$15) Organizing your office and learning how to manage
commentator. your time.
7 START LATE, FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway • $25)
You can build a nest egg, even if you begin late in life.
7 SMART COUPLES FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway •
$14.95) Managing money after you’ve walked down the aisle.
8 COLLAPSE Jared Diamond (Viking • $29.95) From Easter
Island to Central America, why civilizations fall apart.
8 THE ABCs OF REAL ESTATE INVESTING Ken McElroy
(Warner Business • $16.95) Stories from the frontlines.
9 NEVER EAT ALONE Keith Ferrazzi with Tahl Raz (Currency •
$24.95) A consultant’s networking tips.
9 THE ERNST & YOUNG TAX GUIDE 2005 Ernst & Young LLP
(CDS Books • $16.95) The essentials and tips for tax savings.
10 THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING Jeffrey Gitomer (Bard
Press • $19.95) A syndicated columnist’s inspirational volume
10 THE MILLIONAIRE REAL ESTATE INVESTOR Gary Keller with
Dave Jenks and Jap Papasan (McGraw-Hill • $21.95) Get the
on why people buy. right attitude, then build your own empire.
11 ALL YOUR WORTH Elizabeth Warren, Amelia Warren Tyagi
(Free Press • $24.95) Getting out of debt and starting over.
11 THE INFORMANT Kurt Eichenwald (Broadway • $16.95)
Price-ﬁxing and espionage at Archer Daniels Midland Co.
12 FREAKONOMICS Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow —
• $25.95) Crack gangs, the Ku Klux Klan, and more, examined
12 INVESTING FOR DUMMIES Eric Tyson, MBA (Wiley • $21.99)
The fundamentals on real estate, stocks, small business,
by a University of Chicago economist. and more.
13 JOY AT WORK Dennis W. Bakke (PVG • $24.95) How AES
Corp. empowered employees, by the company’s co-founder.
13 MORTGAGES FOR DUMMIES Eric Tyson, MBA, Ray Brown
(For Dummies • $16.99) Amortization, reﬁnancing, etc.
14 THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER Kenneth Blanchard, PhD,
Spencer Johnson, M.D. (Morrow • $19.95) Practical
14 THE MILLIONAIRE REAL ESTATE AGENT Gary Keller with
Dave Jenks and Jap Papasan (McGraw-Hill • $19.95) Models
management advice in brief story form. that can make a real estate career soar.
15 THE FUTURE FOR INVESTORS Jeremy J. Siegel (Crown •
$27.50) For long-term winning stocks, avoid “the bold and
15 THE ART OF POSSIBILITY Rosamund Stone Zander,
Benjamin Zander (Penguin • $14) Rethinking your life, by a
the new,” says a Wharton School ﬁnance professor. therapist and the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic.
HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS RICH DAD, POOR DAD Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. HOME BUYING FOR DUMMIES Eric Tyson, MBA, Ray Brown
GOOD TO GREAT Jim Collins (HarperBusiness • $27.50) Lechter (Warner • $16.95) (Wiley • $21.99)
WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Spencer Johnson (Putnam • FAST FOOD NATION Eric Schlosser (Perennial • $14.95)
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE Stephen R.
$19.95) Covey (Free Press • $15) RICH DAD’S GUIDE TO INVESTING Robert T.
NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS Marcus Buckingham, Kiyosaki, with Sharon L. Lechter (Warner • $19.95)
Donald O. Clifton (Free Press • $27) THE E-MYTH REVISITED Michael E. Gerber (HarperBusiness•$16) THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR Thomas J. Stanley, William D.
FISH! Stephen C. Lundin, PhD, Harry Paul, Jon Christensen Danko (Pocket Books • $15)
(Hyperion • $19.95) THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON George S.Clason (Signet•$6.99) NICKEL AND DIMED Barbara Ehrenreich (Owl Books • $13)
PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS RICH DAD’S CASHFLOW QUADRANT Robert T. Kiyosaki, with GETTING TO YES Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton
THE TIPPING POINT Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay • $14.95) Sharon L. Lechter (Warner • $17.95) (Penguin • $15)
BusinessWeek’s Best-Seller List is based on a survey of chain and independent booksellers that carry a broad selection of books on economics, management,
sales and marketing, small business, investing, personal ﬁnance, and careers. Well over 1,000 retail outlets nationwide are represented. Current rankings are based
on a weighted analysis of unit sales in April. Titles that have been on the Best-Seller List for more than two years appear as Long-Running Best-Sellers.
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